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Senior Backend Engineer - Cloud Native Security



Software Engineering
Prague, Czechia
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

About Us:

SentinelOne is defining the future of cybersecurity through our XDR platform that automatically prevents, detects, and responds to threats in real-time. Singularity XDR ingests data and leverages our patented AI models to deliver autonomous protection. With SentinelOne, organizations gain full transparency into everything happening across the network at machine speed – to defeat every attack, at every stage of the threat lifecycle.

We are a values-driven team where names are known, results are rewarded, and friendships are formed. Trust, accountability, relentlessness, ingenuity, and OneSentinel define the pillars of our collaborative and unified global culture. We're looking for people that will drive team success and collaboration across SentinelOne. If you’re enthusiastic about innovative approaches to problem-solving, we would love to speak with you about joining our team!

What are we looking for?

We are seeking a strong Backend Software Engineer with:

  • Experience: Proficiency in backend development and cloud-native architectures.
  • Problem-Solving: Ability to design scalable solutions for high-volume event streams and mitigate security risks in real-time.
  • Collaboration: Excellent team collaboration skills to integrate and enrich data streams.
  • Innovation: A proactive approach to improving systems and driving SentinelOne's growth.

What will you do?

You will play a crucial role in the architecture, design, and implementation of a sophisticated, multi-disciplinary cloud-native software platform. This platform will handle hundreds of millions of events daily through a Kafka pipeline, integrating with various cloud providers. Your responsibilities will include designing and integrating with multiple services to enrich data, enabling real-time detection of misconfigurations and potential security risks. You will have a significant impact on SentinelOne's growth by contributing to a system that serves thousands of users and ensures robust security across diverse cloud environments.

About the Team:

You will join a global, multidisciplinary team of backend and frontend engineers. We operate in an agile environment using Scrum methodologies, fostering collaboration and innovation to deliver high-quality security solutions.

What experience or knowledge should you bring?

  • A degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering from a well-regarded university OR equivalent experience from well-renowned companies
  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience using object-oriented methodologies with Python or Go/Java/C++
  • Ability to quickly dive into new products and understand their inner workings
  • Self-driven individual, able to liaison with multiple internal teams and drive end-to-end development efforts


  • Kafka eco-system (pub/sub, Kafka connect, etc.) big advantage
  • Docker and Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with AWS or GCP
  • Experience with large-scale management systems and performance

Why us?

You will work on real-world problems and make an impact by protecting our customers from cyber threats. You will be joining a cutting-edge project and will be able to influence the architecture, design, and structure of our core platform. You will tackle extraordinary challenges and work with the very BEST in the industry.

On top of that we offer you

  • Flexible working hours, In Prague & nearby we're working in a hybrid model with offices in Karlin (brand new Missouri Park), remotely in the rest of CZ or SK, with optional Brno offices (Clubco Vlněna) for those who like to meet
  • Generous employee stock plan in the form of RSUs (restricted stock units) not options; 4 years vesting with 1-year cliff and then quarterly
  • Yearly bonus depending on the performance of the company, paid out in 2 installments
  • Flexible Time Off (on top of the standard 5 weeks of vacation)
  • Flexible Paid Sick Days
  • Fully Paid Short Term Sick/Short Term Nursing Leave
  • Global gender-neutral Parental Leave (16 weeks, beyond the leave provided by the local laws) & Grandparent Leave
  • Volunteering paid day off & Additional paid Company holidays off (e.g. 4 days in 2022)
  • Pension insurance contribution
  • Premium Life Insurance covered by S1
  • Monthly Meal & Wellbeing Allowance
  • Private medical care membership for you and your +1
  • High-end MacBook or Windows laptop, Home-office-setup gear & on top of that additional WFH Allowance
  • Udemy Business platform for Hard/Soft skills Training, internal mentoring 'MentorOne' & Support for your further educational activities/trainings
  • Above-standard referral bonus
  • On top of RSUs, you can benefit also from our attractive ESPP (employee stock purchase plan)
  • Refreshments and snacks at the offices
  • Optional company events for those who like to meet outside of work too (sport, BBQ, charity etc.)
  • DEI&B programs that promote employee resource groups like SentinelWIN (Women Inclusion Network), Blk@S1, Latinos@S1, Pan-Asian@S1, Out@S1 (LGBTQIA+) and Sentinels Who Served

SentinelOne is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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